People Plus supports an engaged, healthy, and independent life for older adults, while joining others to build community for all ages.Today is Monday March 2, 2015.
Was there a presentation at People Plus you wish you had been able to get to but couldn't? Don't worry, we now tape many of our events! Bernie Breitbart records them for us (thanks Bernie!) and then loads them onto our new People Plus Vimeo Channel. Included are Authors Chats, FYI's, Lunch and Learns as well as new News and Views tv shows! Click Here to see videos of what you've missed!
People Plus continues its new Aging Well series with a Lunch and Learn with Don Miskill, a member of the Harpswell Recreation Committee, on Monday, 2/23 at noon. Miskill brings his engaging personality to discuss the best ways to stay active outside in our area as the weather improves in spring.
Join us on Wednesday, 2/25 at 2 pm, for an Author's Chat with Frank Heymann. Heymann was born in Frankfurt, Germany and moved with his family to Prague, Czechoslovakia as a child where his father was transferred as a foreign correspondent. Despite plans to leave, they were still in Prague when the Nazis invaded in 1939. But through help from others, he and his family were able to leave Nazi-occupied Prague weeks before WWII began, avoiding the Holocaust that followed.
Click Here to view a copy of the February People Plus News Online, featuring exclusive page 13, available online only.
The new year at People Plus, Brunswick, will bring a renewed pledge to pursue “core values” at the Center and a new series of Lunch and Learn programs designed to do just that. “The focus is to age well,” Executive Director Stacy V. Frizzle explained. “Healthy minds and healthy bodies are at the very heart of so much we are trying to do at the Center.”
People Plus, Brunswick announced the election of two new members to its Board of Trustees for 2014: Carol Taylor Aderman, Financial Advisor, Abenaki Retirement, Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union; and Mitchell Brown, Office of Ins
Bea Blakemore, a popular local Zumba Fitness instructor, will be at People Plus Mondays, 10 am, starting Jan 5 for a new Zumba class! A native Parisian, Bea studied Ballet, Modern Jazz and Ethnic dance styles in Europe. We welcome her engaging personality and fun, low-impact style for seniors to People Plus! Cost is $5/class for members or $10/class for non-members. Call 729-0757 to register.
Stretch, flex, breathe and relax for optimum well being. Yoga is a wonderful way to re-balance and feel grounded. Join this class, which also includes an introduction to meditation, with experienced instructor Ann Kimmage, who brings the joy out of yoga and tailors yoga to your individual needs. Five week session 1/13 – 2/24 (no class 2/17), Tuesdays 10:30 am, $30members/$60 non-members. Drop-ins welcome for additional fee. FMI 729-0757.
Have you ever wanted to try Pilates but thought it was too hard? Pilates Lite, led by Dennis Kimmage, strengthens the key core muscles in your body but more gently than a traditional Pilates workout. In this class you will learn how to modify the physical movements to make them easier and more accessible. Six week session 1/13 – 2/24 (no class 2/17), Tuesdays 12-1 pm, $30 members/ $60 non-members. Drop-ins welcome for additional fee. FMI 729-0757.